The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 44 56 45
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 17 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.32% 1.13% 2.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.76% 4.85% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £293 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £399 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
.NET Framework
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
158 165 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.58% 23.34% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 102 113
Average daily rate £363 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £11.93 £27.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.63% -84.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region.

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET Framework.

1 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (94.44%) C#
3 25 (69.44%) Entity Framework
4 22 (61.11%) WCF
5 21 (58.33%) ASP.NET
6 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
7 16 (44.44%) MVC
7 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (36.11%) HTML
8 13 (36.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (33.33%) Web Services
10 11 (30.56%) CSS
11 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
12 9 (25.00%) HTML5
13 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (22.22%) TDD
14 7 (19.44%) SQL
14 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (19.44%) AngularJS
14 7 (19.44%) BDD
14 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
15 6 (16.67%) RESTful
15 6 (16.67%) jQuery
15 6 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
15 6 (16.67%) SDLC
16 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
16 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
16 5 (13.89%) OO

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 6 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (13.89%) Node.js
3 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
3 1 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Magento
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (13.89%) NoSQL
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.78%) MS Access
7 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
3 3 (8.33%) Moq
4 2 (5.56%) NUnit
4 2 (5.56%) ReSharper
4 2 (5.56%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.78%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Back Office
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (86.11%) Developer
2 21 (58.33%) .NET Developer
3 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Agile .NET Developer
5 4 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Development Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Tester
8 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Software Development Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (69.44%) Entity Framework
3 22 (61.11%) WCF
4 21 (58.33%) ASP.NET
5 13 (36.11%) HTML
5 13 (36.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (33.33%) Web Services
7 11 (30.56%) CSS
8 9 (25.00%) HTML5
9 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (19.44%) AngularJS
11 6 (16.67%) RESTful
11 6 (16.67%) jQuery
12 4 (11.11%) WPF
12 4 (11.11%) XML
12 4 (11.11%) REST
12 4 (11.11%) CSS3
13 3 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (8.33%) ServiceStack
14 2 (5.56%) NancyFx
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) EPoS
1 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) MVC
1 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.22%) TDD
3 7 (19.44%) BDD
4 6 (16.67%) SDLC
5 5 (13.89%) Web Application Development
5 5 (13.89%) OO
5 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
6 4 (11.11%) Change Management
7 3 (8.33%) Workflow
7 3 (8.33%) OOD
7 3 (8.33%) SOA
7 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Scrum
8 2 (5.56%) Project Management
8 2 (5.56%) ERP
9 1 (2.78%) CRM
9 1 (2.78%) ETL
9 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (94.44%) C#
2 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (19.44%) SQL
4 5 (13.89%) Ruby
5 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.78%) VB
6 1 (2.78%) VB6
6 1 (2.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Telerik
2 3 (8.33%) Nintex
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.78%) hybris
3 1 (2.78%) Demandware